Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Ant skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ant over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Apache Ant
England > South West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 171 190
Rank change year-on-year +14 +19 -12
Contract jobs citing Ant 39 32 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.69% 0.56% 0.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.17% 3.29% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 21
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -13.51% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £356 £363
90th Percentile £474 £543 £599
England median daily rate £480 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £43.75 £28.92 £38.00
% change year-on-year +51.29% -23.90% -20.00%

Ant is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 935 974 944
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.49% 16.97% 14.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 670 662
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £300 £275 £300
90th Percentile £517 £526 £500
England median daily rate £455 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +7.06% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 40 55
South West median hourly rate £41.15 £42.25 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.60% +2.42% +13.32%
10th Percentile £32.60 £24.72 £30.20
90th Percentile £57.05 £51.66 £44.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

Ant
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Ant as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Ant in the South West

Ant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ant in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ant in the South West

Ant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ant in the South West over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ant in the South West

Ant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ant in the South West

Ant
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the South West region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Somerset - 15 £425 -
Bristol +5 12 £350 - 1
Gloucestershire +7 6 £450 +9.42%
Wiltshire -7 4 £375 +1.69% 3
Devon -1 1 - -
Ant
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ant also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Ant.

1 36 (92.31%) Jenkins
2 34 (87.18%) Java
3 31 (79.49%) Maven
4 26 (66.67%) Test Automation
5 25 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (64.10%) Selenium
5 25 (64.10%) HTML
5 25 (64.10%) CSS
6 24 (61.54%) JavaScript
7 23 (58.97%) Cucumber
8 21 (53.85%) Git (software)
8 21 (53.85%) Gradle
9 20 (51.28%) Spring
10 19 (48.72%) TDD
10 19 (48.72%) E-Commerce
11 17 (43.59%) QA
11 17 (43.59%) User Stories
11 17 (43.59%) hybris
12 16 (41.03%) DevOps
12 16 (41.03%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (41.03%) SQL
12 16 (41.03%) SOAP
13 14 (35.90%) REST
14 13 (33.33%) GitHub
14 13 (33.33%) Bitbucket
14 13 (33.33%) Oracle
14 13 (33.33%) Eclipse
14 13 (33.33%) Web Development
15 11 (28.21%) XML
15 11 (28.21%) TeamCity

Ant
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (12.82%) Mule
2 4 (10.26%) IIS
2 4 (10.26%) WebLogic
3 3 (7.69%) Apache
3 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.13%) Confluence
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 13 (33.33%) GitHub
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.56%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) SMS
2 4 (10.26%) HTTP
3 2 (5.13%) Internet
3 2 (5.13%) PuTTY
3 2 (5.13%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.13%) DB2
3 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.56%) Big Data
4 1 (2.56%) DataStage
4 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 36 (92.31%) Jenkins
2 31 (79.49%) Maven
3 25 (64.10%) Selenium
4 23 (58.97%) Cucumber
5 21 (53.85%) Git (software)
5 21 (53.85%) Gradle
6 13 (33.33%) Bitbucket
6 13 (33.33%) Eclipse
7 11 (28.21%) SoapUI
7 11 (28.21%) TeamCity
8 8 (20.51%) JUnit
9 6 (15.38%) HP UFT
9 6 (15.38%) JIRA
9 6 (15.38%) Subversion
10 5 (12.82%) Cobertura
10 5 (12.82%) JMeter
11 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
12 3 (7.69%) Mercurial
13 2 (5.13%) SpecFlow
13 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (17.95%) Back Office
2 4 (10.26%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Developer
2 12 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Architect
4 6 (15.38%) Hybris Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Technical Architect
5 5 (12.82%) Senior Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) QA Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) DevOps Developer
7 3 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce Architect
8 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Hybris Architect
8 2 (5.13%) Java Architect
8 2 (5.13%) Java Technical Architect
8 2 (5.13%) QA Automation Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Test Automation Manager
8 2 (5.13%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (64.10%) CSS
1 25 (64.10%) HTML
2 20 (51.28%) Spring
3 16 (41.03%) SOAP
4 14 (35.90%) REST
5 11 (28.21%) XML
6 9 (23.08%) jQuery
7 8 (20.51%) Web Services
8 7 (17.95%) .NET
8 7 (17.95%) Hibernate
9 5 (12.82%) EJB
9 5 (12.82%) JSP
10 4 (10.26%) Gherkin
10 4 (10.26%) Struts
11 3 (7.69%) J2EE
11 3 (7.69%) JMS
11 3 (7.69%) Spring MVC
12 2 (5.13%) CSS3
12 2 (5.13%) DHTML
12 2 (5.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.13%) RIA
2 2 (5.13%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Windows
2 6 (15.38%) Linux
2 6 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 5 (12.82%) Unix
4 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 25 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (48.72%) E-Commerce
3 19 (48.72%) TDD
4 17 (43.59%) User Stories
5 16 (41.03%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (41.03%) DevOps
6 13 (33.33%) Web Development
7 10 (25.64%) BDD
8 8 (20.51%) API Development
8 8 (20.51%) Continuous Deployment
9 7 (17.95%) API Testing
9 7 (17.95%) B2C
9 7 (17.95%) Scrum
10 6 (15.38%) Coaching
10 6 (15.38%) Performance Testing
10 6 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (12.82%) Manual Testing
11 5 (12.82%) MVC
12 4 (10.26%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 34 (87.18%) Java
2 24 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 16 (41.03%) SQL
4 6 (15.38%) Python
5 5 (12.82%) C#
5 5 (12.82%) Perl
5 5 (12.82%) PL/SQL
5 5 (12.82%) VBScript
6 4 (10.26%) C++
6 4 (10.26%) Groovy
6 4 (10.26%) Ruby
7 3 (7.69%) Jython
7 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
8 2 (5.13%) F#
9 1 (2.56%) Apex Code
9 1 (2.56%) Lua
9 1 (2.56%) PHP
9 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.56%) VB
9 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) Degree
3 2 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) ISEB
4 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (43.59%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Docker
2 2 (5.13%) vSphere
3 1 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 4 (10.26%) CA Service Virtualization
3 2 (5.13%) Ansible
4 1 (2.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) hybris
2 13 (33.33%) Oracle
3 7 (17.95%) ATG
4 6 (15.38%) HP
5 4 (10.26%) CA
6 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.13%) VMware
8 1 (2.56%) Dell
8 1 (2.56%) Informatica
8 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.56%) Software AG
8 1 (2.56%) webMethods